Gorgab-4

Porphyry copper(?) prospect in Esfahan, Iran

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 9096
Tract name Esfahan (142pCu9008)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Iran
State or province Esfahan
Geographic location 52.4669, 33.9826
Geologic map unit 52.4669, 33.9826
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper(?)
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Eocene(?)
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals arsenopyrite, bismuthinite, cerrusite, galena, manganese and iron hydroxide, malachite, pyrite, sphalerite
Associated rocks quartz muscovite schist
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age Eocene(?)

Commodity and development information

Development status Unknown
Major commodities Pb, Zn
Minor commodities Cu, Mo, Au, Ag, As, Bi, As, Sb, Mn, Sr
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Possible porphyry-related Pb-Zn-Mo-(Cu-Au-Ag) vein.
Study area name Tethys
References Iran Geological Survey (2012b)
Site reference Z├╝rcher and others (in press)